Foundation / Corporation
Kern Community Foundation - Women's and Girls' Fund
01/22/21 5:00 PM PT
Grants of up to $25,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects that advance the education of local girls and women. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Priority is given to projects that address the root causes of educational issues and create lasting, sustainable change. Applicants must have a presence in Kern County and all programs must benefit women or girls within Kern County.
The Women’s and Girls’ Fund values social change grant-making that focuses on long-term solutions to societal problems facing women and girls in all parts of Kern County. The Fund believes that when women and girls prosper, communities thrive.
The Women’s and Girls’ Fund prioritizes requests designed to increase passion and enthusiasm for learning while addressing issues pertaining to Educational Attainment.
Post-high school/adult education
Employers want employees prepared for success. Success in work, life, and education requires certain soft skills. The Fund will consider grants designed to foster a strong work ethic; reliability and dependability; a positive attitude; being self-motivated; skills in problem-solving, time-management, and communication; self-confidence; and the ability to work in a team structure.
For a list of grant priorities, click here: http://www.kernfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/WGF-Grantmaking-Policy-Document-for-2021-2025-Grant-Cycles.pdf#page=2
GrantWatch ID#: 163027
Maximum grant request: $25,000
Funding is typically for one year only. Multi-year grant requests may be considered, but the applicant should also be prepared to accept one year’s funding only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Selected nonprofits may submit full applications on the Foundation’s Online Grant Platform:
If you have questions please contact the Director of Community Impact, Louis Medina:
3300 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 220
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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